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Jorge Paez Has No Interest in an Omar Chavez Rematch

By Miguel Rivera

A few weeks ago at Tuxtla Gutierrez, welterweight contender Jorge 'Maromerito' Paez won a ten round majority decision over previously undefeated Omar 'Businessman' Chavez in the main event of a special card called - 'Legacy of Legends'. Chávez (27-1-1, 20 KOs) and Paez Jr. (30-4-1, 18 KOs) had a thrilling battle, but the two boxers are not on the same page as it relates to a rematch. Omar, the son of legendary Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, is pushing for a rematch to avenge his first career defeat, but Paez has other plans in mind. Paez wants to face opponents who are going to assist his goal of obtaining a higher ranking for a title shot opportunity.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by vacon04 on 12-25-2011

Paez has nothing to win in a rematch with Omar. If the fight would have been a close decision then it would be good for him to have a rematch, however he completely dominated Omar and won at least 8…

Comment by nycsmooth on 12-25-2011

Paez surprised many, myself included but he tuff, durable w/some skill but I thought the difference was Chavez fought far inferior opposition...Jr's better, not sayiing much...

Comment by elplayapimp on 12-24-2011

Paez looked great in there. If he can keep up the motivation he can make some fun fights.

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